To End School-to-Prison Pipeline, Focus on Mental Health

Published by EducationNews.org —  We’re such a punitive culture, we don’t even look for alternatives to driving them insane, knowingly. God knows what possessed me, but instead of multi-tasking I stayed glued to every hideous moment of PBS’s Solitary Nation.  The Warden of Maine State Prison, Rodney Bouffard, so questions the practice of solitary confinement thatContinue reading “To End School-to-Prison Pipeline, Focus on Mental Health”

Juvenile Prison Stats Reveal American Attitudes Towards Kids

Published by EducationNews.org — America’s contempt towards kids who do bad things is unique, internationally. There is no alternative universe where bad kids go and get better.  Period.  Such a place does not exist. Mind you, it’s insane to tolerate classroom or school disruptions, never mind criminal activity among children and youth.  A kid wasting aContinue reading “Juvenile Prison Stats Reveal American Attitudes Towards Kids”